NSS Labs: 2019 Mobile Security Intelligence Brief
In just a few short years, enterprise organizations have been inundated with a variety of mobile devices and operating systems. In addition to laptops, tablets, and smartphones, IT now needs to secure all kinds of devices that can easily access networks and cloud services such as Microsoft Office 365 and Google G Suite. All of this increases the risk organizations face from device, application, and network threats that are difficult to detect and control — making every security professional’s job that much harder. Read this mobile security intelligence brief to learn how your peers are responding to the changing threat landscape. Some key findings include:
- More than half of all respondents believe that mobile threats pose a greater risk to enterprise assets than any other cyber threat.
- Nearly half of respondents say poor user awareness is the greatest challenge to mobile security.
- Applications and networks are the largest threat vectors targeting enterprise organizations today.
- Social networking, email, and games represent the greatest mobile application risks.